Frigid Winter Could Mean Higher Water Levels in Great Lakes

We are nearing summer, but this past winter is still impacting Lake Superior.

Researchers from the University of Michigan say surface temperatures over the deepest parts of the lake will be at least six degrees colder than normal by August.

That means a delay in evaporation and higher lake levels. This could mean a water level gain of up to 10 inches by next spring. That depends on how much it snows and rains over the next year.

Water levels are also expected to rise in the other Great Lakes.